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Today’s Cryptogram
2/12/2019 | Nikos1121

Posted on 02/12/2019 5:52:00 AM PST by nikos1121

Today’s Cryptogram

DWG FGYE TSZ’E KBSE EUB

CBQYWZ VUW ZBMBQ

IRMBY GC. KSKB QGEU

You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own.

The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram).

Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated.

PLEASE DO NOT post the answer in general comments, but DO post your time and any tips you might give the group on how you solve these puzzles. Puzzle solvers love to hear if you found the CG challenging or easy.

You can certainly send your solution to my private reply, or if you need a hint for today’s Cryptogram.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Hobbies; Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: todayscryptogram
If you're just starting out on these, be patient, as you'll be proficient in no time.

Solving the puzzle under 8 minutes is good, under 6 very good, under 4 excellent and under two "you're a pro!"

Those of you looking for an added challenge can try to solve one sentence or even one word at a time, i.e. solve the entire first line, then go to the second line etc.

If you need a little help you can copy the cryptogram and paste it to Hal’s Helper below:

You can then work on the puzzle without using pen and paper.

HAL'S CRYPTOGRAM HELPER

1 posted on 02/12/2019 5:52:00 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: alicewonders; A_perfect_lady; BBQToadRibs; BlueLancer; Bob434; buffyt; capecodder; ...
Let me know if you want on or off our Cryptogram Ping List, (currently at 54!)

Solution to our last puzzle:

I always look at it that I work with my employees as opposed to them working for me. Donald Trump

I'm challenging today's CGs solvers to try solving each line at a time.

2 posted on 02/12/2019 5:53:32 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

7-1/2 minutes, with no coffee...


3 posted on 02/12/2019 6:26:49 AM PST by null and void (Hey AOC? If socialism is so grand, why are Guatemalans coming here instead of going to Venezuela?)
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To: nikos1121

1-2 min. I thought I’d point out that I have had my coffee.


4 posted on 02/12/2019 6:47:24 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change with out notice.)
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To: nikos1121

Easiest one so far. There are a couple of words that show up in most cryptograms. Knowing those words really helps.


5 posted on 02/12/2019 8:31:41 AM PST by WASCWatch
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30 minutes. Haven’t done one of these for decades.


6 posted on 02/12/2019 9:17:18 AM PST by Flaming Conservative ((Pray without ceasing))
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To: nikos1121

Ping.


7 posted on 02/12/2019 9:18:42 AM PST by Flaming Conservative ((Pray without ceasing))
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To: nikos1121

4 minutes


8 posted on 02/12/2019 9:18:44 AM PST by SolidRedState (I used to think bizarro world was a fiction.)
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To: nikos1121

That one took me about five minutes! But once I got “ZBMBQ” I had it and finished it in a flash. I love words like that!


9 posted on 02/12/2019 9:34:23 AM PST by buffyt (Rush Limbaugh is M.R.G.A. = Making Radio Great Again!)
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To: WASCWatch

Like ZBMBQ


10 posted on 02/12/2019 9:34:38 AM PST by buffyt (Rush Limbaugh is M.R.G.A. = Making Radio Great Again!)
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To: buffyt

That word comes up a lot....

PS-BTW, noticed you were posting early, like me, this AM.


11 posted on 02/12/2019 9:36:46 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: Flaming Conservative

That’s good that you stuck with it. The short ones are the hardest...


12 posted on 02/12/2019 9:37:47 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

I got up at 5am to finish my laundry but hubby dear had left his wet laundry in washing machine! LOL So I made coffee instead. Mixing chicory coffee from New Orleans Cafe du Monde with regular coffee. YUM!


13 posted on 02/12/2019 9:42:02 AM PST by buffyt (Rush Limbaugh is M.R.G.A. = Making Radio Great Again!)
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To: nikos1121

2 minutes.
Folgers


14 posted on 02/12/2019 10:05:58 AM PST by weston (As far s I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing)
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To: buffyt

Author’s first name....


15 posted on 02/12/2019 10:37:50 AM PST by gundog ( Hail to the Chief, bitches!)
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Yes, that was my light bulb moment too.


16 posted on 02/12/2019 10:55:43 AM PST by JayGalt (You can't teach a donkey how to tap dance.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Same as you...about 1-2 minutes. Channeling Wheel of Fortune and the common letters...the statistics for most used letters is helpful.


17 posted on 02/12/2019 11:00:41 AM PST by Ronniesque
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3 minutes.... always start with the contractions.


18 posted on 02/12/2019 5:18:06 PM PST by A_perfect_lady
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To: A_perfect_lady

My how you have evolved into the “A_perfect_CG_solving_lady


19 posted on 02/12/2019 11:46:28 PM PST by nikos1121
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